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Sport Two Milan stars who played against Celtic test positive for Covid-19

17:35  26 october  2020
17:35  26 october  2020 Source:   scotsman.com

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Celtic are on alert after two Milan stars who played in Thursday’s Europa League clash at Parkhead have tested positive for Covid-19.

Dmitri Tarasov with a football ball on a field © Jens Petter Hauge, scorer of Milan's third on Thursday, was one player to test positive. Picture: SN...

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and substitute Jens Petter Hauge, who netted the visitors’ third in the 3-1 win, along with three members of the backroom staff returned positive results and will now have to isolate.

The Italian club have been preparing to face Roma on Monday night as the Serie A leaders look to extend their lead at the top to four points.

They said in a statement: "AC Milan announces that the results received from the laboratory yesterday evening found a positive swab by Gianluigi Donnarumma, Jens Petter Hauge and three other members of the team group. All are asymptomatic, were immediately subjected to home isolation and the local health authorities were informed.

"Today the whole team group was tested again, as per protocol, and no new positive result was found."

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